Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Key Resources

PsycINFO
An index to journal articles and book chapters in psychology, selected from more than 1,300 periodicals.
  • Access restrictions: Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off campus.
  • Index (with full-text for a small number of titles)
  • Coverage: 1877 - present (book indexing begins in 1987)
  • Publications indexed in this database
PsycARTICLES
Search this database for full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database contains over 28,000 full-text articles from over 40 peer reviewed journals and chapters from selected APA books.
Psychology Video Online
Note: This collection has been consolidated into VAST: Academic Video Online by the publisher. Click here for details.
Psychology Video Online contains documentaries, interviews, case studies, and psychological experiments. Topics covered include addiction, group psychology, feminist psychology, family psychology, children and adolescent psychology, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and many others. This resource is part of the VAST: Academic Video Online collection.
  • Access restrictions:Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off campus.
Mental Measurements Yearbook (EBSCOhost)
Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, includes consumer-oriented test reviews. The purpose of the Yearbook is to provide evaluative information to promote informed test selection. Typical test entries include descriptive information, professional reviews, and reviewer references.
  • Access restrictions: Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off campus.

More Resources

Communication and Mass Media Complete
This resource provides in-depth coverage of communication and mass media journals and literature. It includes over 380 full text journals and indexing for hundreds more. CMMC also include author profiles for the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Note: This collection has been consolidated into VAST: Academic Video Online by the publisher. Click here for details.
This online collection is ideal for the subject areas of social work, psychology, education, and other helping professions. It includes hundreds of hours of streaming video content, led by leading psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and academics in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. The database includes therapy sessions, training videos, demonstrations, case consultations, lectures, discussions, and workshops plus dozens of discussion guides. This resource is part of the VAST: Academic Video Online collection.
  • Access restrictions: Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off-campus.
Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video
Note: This collection has been consolidated into VAST: Academic Video Online by the publisher. Click here for details.
Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video is a compilation of documentaries, training videos, and interviews depicting the theoretical principles and practical application of criminal justice and emergency response. Among the subject areas covered are criminal law and procedure, juvenile justice, substance abuse/re-entry, forensics, law enforcement, criminology, courts and adjudication, victimology, corrections, and violent crime. The database includes international coverage, allowing for a comparative view of criminal justice systems. This resource is part of the VAST: Academic Video Online collection.
  • Access restrictions:Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off campus.
Education Research Complete
This resource is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,820 journals, as well as full text for more than 900 journals. This database also includes full text for 71 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
Ethnic Studies Video Online
Note: This collection has been consolidated into VAST: Academic Video Online by the publisher. Click here for details.
Ethnic Studies Video Online includes documentary films on the subject of Native American Studies, Chicano Studies and African American Studies, among others, focusing on issues of social justice in marginalized communities. This resource is part of the VAST: Academic Video Online collection.
  • Access restrictions:Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off campus.
Ethnographic Video Online
Note: This collection has been consolidated into VAST: Academic Video Online by the publisher. Click here for details.
This resource provides hundreds of films about human culture and behavior. The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. This resource is part of the VAST: Academic Video Online collection.
  • Access restrictions: Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff.
Family and Society Studies Worldwide
FSSW covers popular issues and meets the requirements of professionals in all fields of social work, social science and family practice. It provides comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development, and social welfare.
Films on Demand
FoD provides instant access to over 5,500 streaming educational videos covering a wide range of subject areas. You can watch these videos on any computer with high-speed Internet access. The library has the complete FoD collection, including Business & Economics, Health, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Sciences. Create a personal FoD user ID to save playlists with your favorite videos and video segments.
  • Access restrictions: Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off-campus.
  • Full video
Health and Society in Video
Note: This collection has been consolidated into VAST: Academic Video Online by the publisher. Click here for details.
Health and Society in Video is a collection of documentaries related to health and society. Health issues such as pediatric AIDS, cancer, health insurance, access to health care, addiction, malnutrition, and Alzheimer's disease are presented through first-hand accounts and case studies from health care practitioners as well as patients and their families. This resource is part of the VAST: Academic Video Online collection.
  • Access restrictions:Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off campus.
Social Sciences Citation Index
SSCI is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully indexes over 1,950 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.
  • A Web of Science database provided through Web of Knowledge.
  • Access restrictions: Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off campus.
  • Coverage: 2007-present
SocINDEX with Full Text
This resource is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study. SocINDEX contains full-text for 428 core coverage journals dating back to 1908, and 163 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for more than 735 books and monographs, and full text for over 6,700 conference papers.
Women's and Gender Studies Video Online
Note: This collection has been consolidated into VAST: Academic Video Online by the publisher. Click here for details.
Women's and Gender Studies Video Online includes films from countries around the world covering the study of gender, feminism, women's history, media studies, and politics. The collection addresses issues of social justice, gender/sexual identity, gay and lesbian studies, and provides insight into the contributions of women to history, culture, and society. This resource is part of the VAST: Academic Video Online collection.
  • Access restrictions:Available to SWOSU students, faculty, and staff on and off campus.